The one thing I have always found interesting about 611 is that bullet shaped looking nose. NW 611 has just completed one of the museum train runs last Saturday 9-10-2016.
What looks like sometime in the 1950s, is actually in 2016. The Southern Railway 6900 stares down the Class J number 611 as she gets put away to her usual spot at the NCTM grounds.
N&W 611 takes during a brief pause between museum train runs. The small American flags are a nice touch as the world remembers the terrible morning of September 11, 2001 some 15 years ago.
N&W 611 pulls through the switch at the north end of the NCTM property and heads toward the roundhouse to take a quick spin on the turntable and rest for the night.
On a late summer afternoon in the late 1950s, the daily passenger train pulls up to the semaphore displaying a stop aspect. The train will unload before heading south to its final destination. In ... (more)
This may be one of my favorite photos from yesterday. Is 611 on the turntable at the NCTM and this is a shot I have been trying to get for a while and it's just not worked out. Photo taken on 9-10... (more)
I thank it's fitting that 611 is flying american flags as we remember 9/11 15 years ago today. Seen here is 611 about to pull into the station while it is pulling the NCTM trains. Photo taken on 9... (more)
611 has arrived at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC safe and sound after a trip from the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA
NS 745 with 99 coal cars bound for storage pulls through the Old Yard in Spencer and will soon tie down to await the next crew.
N&W Class J 611 on a ferry move from the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC
N&W Class J 611 on a ferry move from the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC.
Southern 6133 rests inside the tattered shops in Spencer, NC in May of 1987. Things looked pretty rough back then.....
It's about to get loud up there!
Black and (off) white surrounded by green and gold